Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera

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Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera
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749
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357
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646
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197
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524
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669
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168
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450

Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera Problems

Oil Pump Drive O-ring May Leak Oil From Rear of Engine

An engine oil leak may develop from the rear of the engine. This is commonly caused by a failed oil pump drive o-ring seal. The leaking o-ring should be replaced to correct this concern.

Inside Door Handles May Break

The inside door handle may break causing the door not to open from the inside.

Leaking Water Pump May Cause Coolant Loss and Overheating

A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. The engine may overheat as a result of the coolant loss. A leaking water pump should be replaced.

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Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera Questions

Why is my ABS light coming on??? (1 answer)

The ABS light has been an issue for years. New event along with the ABS light...the emergency brake is slightly engaging when I NEVER use it. Also when the emergency brake disengages the low traction light and e-brake light come on and go off. Diagnostics have been run and found nothing. ANY ID...

Need help with blinkers and hazard lights not working (2 answers)

I drove my car about 5 miles no problems with the blinkers. Got back into my car 30min later and no blinkers or hazard lights at all. No noises no flashing nothing. I know it is a possibility that the fuse could be out. I am wondering if there is a relay that I don't know about, just in case...

why is my car stalling check engine light on and off surging while driving (1 answer)

Put in a mass air flow sensor, put in a engine gasket in April 2016. Now car is stalling, check engine light is on fuel gauge not working, trip counter not working, engine stalls and surges rpms move up and down while I am on gas pedal or coasting

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Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera Recalls

Recall 95V173000
THESE VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH REAR OUTBOARD SAFETY BELT ANCHORAGES THAT MAY NOT WITHSTAND THE REQUIRED LOAD. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS NO.210, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY ANCHORAGES."
Recall 94V189000
THE RIGHT HAND SPINDLE NUT WAS NOT PROPERLY TIGHTENED DURING ASSEMBLY. THIS CAN CAUSE PREMATURE WHEEL BEARING FAILURE AND OVER TIME, THE SPINDLE CAN FRACTURE.
Recall 94V159000
WATER INTRUSION CAN CAUSE A SHORT CIRCUIT IN THE POWER DOOR LOCK ASSEMBLY.

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Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera Reviews

I have a 1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera. I bought this car brand new. It has about 280,000 miles on it & I'm still driving it. I've had to put alternator,fuel pump& filter,ingnition module, & crankshaft sensor on it but I'm still driving it. It has been a Good Car. If You ever have trouble with it dying after you drive it a few miles & it want start till it cools off it is most likely the Crank...
Car has had the usual minor problems for being 18 years old. Air conditioning compressor bad, Drivers side window motorbad, worn shifter cable linkage allowing shift selector to not read correctly, radio speakers in front bad. Runs and drives great and is very reliable.
This has turned out to be an excellent car, IMHO. When I first purchased it (used, private owner) I had issues with the engine. The car would run for a while, drive perfectly fine, then it would just die right out of the blue. Took the car to a good mechanic in Live Oak. It took the man a week or two to fix it as he was also busy working on several other vehicles at the same time (sign of a goo...

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